Chuck Smith

News Producer

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years'  experience to Red River Radio  having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host,  talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor  for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television.  He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant.   In pursuit of higher learning,  Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles.   He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.

Courtesy: City of Shreveport

COUNCIL UNDECIDED?-The Shreveport City Council met yesterday during a planning session where the focus was on Mayor Ollie Tyler’s  proposal  to have a Sports and Mixed Use Complex developed along Cross Bayou just north of Downtown.  Council members discussed a resolution to take the first steps to securing $30 million dollars in bonds to fund the Sports Arena, the mixed–use complex  however would be privately funded by Corporate Realty of Birmingham, Alabama  to the tune of $100 million or more.   Ever since the mayor announced the project last April,  social media has been

Courtesy: Planet Aqua Group

CONSTRUCTION DELAYS -The Barnwell Garden & Art Center on Shreveport’s downtown riverfront is being transformed into the new Shreveport Aquarium which was originally scheduled to open at the end of August. But construction delays have forced the company Planet Aqua Group to push the grand opening back a bit as Jake Wood, aquarium spokesman explains there have been changes to the original building plans.  

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